Sundays Are For Readers

Is there anything better than curling up in your comfiest clothes with a good-e-reader or real life-book? Maybe there's a fire crackling on real wood or with the aid of gas, maybe your puppy is nestled by your side, maybe rain is tap tap tapping on the window sill. Or perhaps chilly clear streaks of [...]

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I haven't posted in a week, but that's ok because like Kendrick Lamar, I still love myself. Here, have some Sunday Reads, y'all. ~ "Feminist or a Womanist" by Staceyann Chinn. She is brilliant, powerful, and is giving me major fro envy. "Fifth Avenue, Uptown" by James Baldwin. A beautiful essay about how his neighborhood had changed [...]

The Mountaintop

So last night I saw Selma. It begins with Dr. King preparing for his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, him looking dapper and Mrs. King  (played by Carmen Ejojo) as elegant as ever. The film is a tour-de-force; the cinematography, the direction, the score. And David Oyelowo as Dr. King gives one of the most [...]

The Start of Something New

Helloooooo 2015! If you're tired of "Best of 2014" lists, here is some fresh new writing to get your week started. This short, sweet essay from The Rumpus about the ways in which a loving little baby and a heartbroken grown woman took care of one another. Celeste Ng's recent article for Salon, on the vast yet much-overlooked [...]